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August 22, 2019

PHOENIX – The Greater Phoenix Chamber congratulates Don Brandt on his forthcoming retirement, following a remarkable career that included sixteen years of influential leadership as the CEO of Pinnacle West and APS. His numerous contributions to Arizona leave a lasting legacy.

“The impact Don Brandt has made on APS and the community is immeasurable,” said Todd Sanders, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber. His leadership propelled APS to tremendous success, which under his leadership was invested back into the community. His steadfast commitment to veterans created employment opportunities across our state, making our workforce stronger. His storied career is one to be celebrated.”

In June, the Chamber featured Brandt’s successor, Jeff Guldner, at its annual New Valley Leaders forum, and welcomes Jeff into his new roles as roles as Pinnacle West chairman, president, and CEO as well as CEO of APS.

“We look forward to working closely with Jeff in his new roles, and cannot think of a more appropriate person to lead APS into the future,” said Sanders. “He holds a promising vision for the company and our community that I know will support our region’s economic prosperity.”


About the Greater Phoenix Chamber

Representing 2,400 businesses across the Greater Phoenix region, the Greater Phoenix Chamber promotes regional prosperity by serving as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities. The Chamber pursues this mission by collaborating with business, political, and community leaders to grow the regional talent pool, create a regional approach to economic development and drive a pro-Arizona agenda.   

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